He Yu, chairman of China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), was invited to attend the third Belt and Road Summit held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on June 28.
The summit was jointly organized by the government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, chief executive of the Hong Kong SAR, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony and Xiao Yaqing, head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), also spoke.
Other dignitaries attending the event included Somkid Jatusripitak, deputy prime minister of Thailand and Vincent Lo Hong Shui, chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
The CGN Chairman briefed the participants on the overall development of the mainland nuclear power giant at an exchange meeting between the SASAC delegation and the Hong Kong Belt and Road Chamber of Commerce, prior to the summit.
He also introduced CGN’s achievements in some key projects along the Belt and Road route such as the British nuclear power projects, the Husab Uranium Mine in Namibia, and the Edra project in Malaysia.
The Belt and Road Summit has achieved big success since it was initiated in 2016, and the number of participants has increased year by year. After introducing the concept of the Belt and Road Initiative and probing into infrastructure investment and ASEAN development at the past two summits, participants at this third summit focused on promoting all-around cooperation.
The development opportunities and progress of the Belt and Road initiative, cooperation between local governments, business opportunities in different industries and other issues were introduced and discussed at the summit.
More than 220 investment projects involving 40 countries and regions in areas of logistics, infrastructure, energy, technology and urban development were on display.
SASAC leaders, heads of central enterprises such as China Construction, China Merchants Group, and China National Travel Service Group, and Hong Kong representatives including Pan Sutong, chairman of the Belt and Road General Chamber of Commerce Foundation, participated in various summit activities.